The East of England Ambulance Service, which has been criticised in the past over response times, is introducing 15 extra ambulances from today.
The service says it's also recruiting 75 new paramedics and 124 care assistants to cope with demand.
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A rather cloudy start with showers likely in places. These could turn heavy and thundery, especially by the middle of the day.
A risk of thundery downpours both on Saturday and Sunday. Feeling muggy again later. Monday will be the best day of the Bank Holiday Weekend